Business lounges are big business at airports across the country. However, only one business-class lounge has been ranked as the best in the United States. That lounge is the United Polaris lounge at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
The honor was given to this lounge by the Skytrax 2018 World Airline Awards after more than 20 million airline customers from across the globe placed their votes. Skytrax has been honoring the best of the airline world through the World Airline Awards since 1999.
What is it that makes the United Polaris business-class lounge at O’Hare so amazing? This lounge has achieved the balance of luxury and functionality that business travelers are looking for when they’re darting back and forth between airports.
All of the practical details that are important to business travelers are taken care of at Chicago’s Polaris lounge. Polaris guests can charge their devices or connect to free high-speed Wi-Fi if they have work on their minds. There are also custom scents, carefully curated music selections and calculated lighting.
The lounge also features work tables and dining tables that make it easy to stay focused and keep the momentum going. Guests can also unplug from work for a bit to sit down for a gourmet meal or get cozy in a relaxing chair.
Just how relaxing is the Polaris lounge inside O’Hare? The lounge features plush daybeds that are draped in pillows and blankets from Saks Fifth Avenue. There are also shower suites that offer spa-like quality. Of course, the comfort food offered at this lounge may just be the most comforting thing of all.
Visitors who are in a rush can simply grab items from the lounge’s buffet. There is also the option to sit down for a full meal in the lounge’s private dining space. Drinks are no joke at the Polaris lounge in Chicago. Travelers can browse a drink menu that features craft cocktails, beers and wines that are as good as or better than anything they’d find at top bars around the world.
What does it take to get inside a lounge that has been voted the best of the best? The award-winning United Polaris lounge at Chicago O’Hare International Airport is open to customers traveling using United Polaris business-class tickets or first-class tickets on long-haul international flights. Access is also open to customers flying on select long-haul international flights that are operated by Star Alliance partner airlines.
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